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Janie Harris | NCAA.com | January 3, 2017

Wisconsin's TJ Watt plans to follow in brothers' footsteps and declares for NFL draft

  T.J. Watt, the younger brother of J.J. and Derek Watt, announced he intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

T.J. Watt, Wisconsin’s junior linebacker, announced on Tuesday that he intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Watt led the Big 10 in sacks with 11.5, which is the most for a Wisconsin player since O’Brien Schofield in 2009. However, he also posted 63 tackles with a single interception this year, too.

He helped the Badgers move on to win the Cotton Bowl and tallied four tackles and a sack in his final game as a Badger.

Now, he looks to follow in his bothers’, JJ and Derek, footsteps by moving on to start a successful career in the NFL. 

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